Trust is critically foundational to a team or a family. You don’t demand trust, you earn it, and you earn it more by your character than your competence.
Leadership can be like driving on the Costa Rican roads; there are derailers (potholes) along the road that need to be avoided or you will be in trouble. In my experience from being in vocational Christian ministry for 45 years, here are four derailleurs that I have seen.
All leaders face temptations…some conquer and some cave. The temptations of a leader are not different than what everyone else faces. The difference is that there is usually more at stake and more people affected.
Albert Einstein said the value of a man resides in what he gives, not in what he receives. You must find ways to serve others to learn and grow as leaders.
I had spent years trying to do everything perfectly to impress and win approval from my supervisors and peers, while not thinking much at all about what I was and was becoming on the inside.
Many young leaders are eager to lead, but have never learned how to lead themselves. If you don’t know how to lead yourself, you will drag other into the chaos of your life.
Next generation leaders are not know-it-alls and they are not proud. The are humble and willing to receive correction in order to grow.
Zacchaeus didn’t think about all the reasons he couldn’t come down right now. He didn’t make excuses. He just did it! He just responded positively to Jesus’ request.
The Bible likens the Christian life to the world of athletics. Here are some observations after reflecting on the past week of the Olympic games.
Every young man must fight for purity and holiness. If you don’t get lust under control, it will control you.